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Finding Aid for the Douglas Dacre Stone drawings, 1934-1936 0000325
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Description
The Douglas Dacre Stone drawings span 6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1936. The collection is composed of two flat file folders that each document a different project. Projects, documented in the form of architectural drawings, include the Neil B. Brown Mortuary building (San Francisco, Calif.) and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals building addition (San Francisco, Calif.).
Background
Douglas Dacre Stone was born on March 10, 1897 in Yokohama, Japan. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1924 to 1927, Stone worked as a designer for the architectural firm of Hyman and Appleton in San Francisco, California. He became a partner with architect Louis Beldon Mulloy forming Stone and Mulloy in 1928. In 1951, Mulloy and Stone partnered with Silvio Peter Marraccini to form Stone, Mulloy and Marraccini. In 1955, yet another architect joined the partnership, Norman William Patterson. That same year Louis Beldon Mulloy left the firm. Stone, Marraccini and Patterson, Architects practiced architecture into the 1960s. Douglas Stone died in 1969 in San Francisco, California where he had spent his entire architectural career.
Extent
6.0 Linear feet (2 flat file folders)
Availability
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.